Christian Sandström

Associate Professor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Science, Technology and Society

Christian Sandström is an Associate Professor at the Division of Science, Technology and Society, and Center for Business Innovation (CBI). He holds a M.Sc. in economics from Göteborg University and a M.Sc. in management and economics of innovation from Chalmers. He defended his PhD thesis on "A revised perspective on Disruptive Innovation - Exploring Value, Networks and Business Models" in October, 2010. His main interests of research concern technological change, discontinuous innovations and the challenges they present for firms. His teaching activities are within the MEI programme where he lectures about economics, discontinuous innovation and innovation management where he was also teaching prior to starting his PhD studies.

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Showing 38 publications

2019

Exploring barriers to adoption of Virtual Reality through Social Media Analytics and Machine Learning – An assessment of technology, network, price and trialability

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström, Adam Berthold et al
Journal of Business Research. Vol. 100, p. 469-474
Journal article
2019

Assessing the interplay between crowdfunding and sustainability in social media

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström, Yuliani Suseno
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 141, p. 117-127
Journal article
2019

A revised perspective on innovation policy for renewal of mature economies – Historical evidence from finance and telecommunications in Sweden 1980-1990.

Christofer Laurell, Mirko Ernkvist, Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 147, p. 152-162
Journal article
2019

Digital Disruption beyond Uber and Airbnb – tracking the long tail of the sharing economy

Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Journal article
2019

How sustainable is the sharing economy? On the sustainability connotations of sharing economy platforms

Andrea Geissinger, Christofer Laurell, Christina Oberg et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 206, p. 419-429
Journal article
2019

Digital Entrepreneurship and Institutional Change – Exploring the role of cities

Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 146, p. 877-886
Journal article
2019

A revised perspective on innovation policy for renewal of mature economies – Historical evidence from finance and telecommunications in Sweden 1980–1990

Klas Eriksson, Mirko Ernkvist, Christofer Laurell et al
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 147, p. 152-162
Journal article
2018

Comparing coverage of disruptive change in social and traditional media - Evidence from the sharing economy

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 129, p. 339-344
Journal article
2018

Public Policy for Academic Entrepreneurship: A Review and Critical Discussion

Christian Sandström, Karl Wennberg, Martin Wallin et al
Journal of Technology Transfer. Vol. 43 (5), p. 1232-1256
Journal article
2017

A New Perspective on the Innovators Dilemma Exploring the role of Entrepreneurial Incentives

Henrik Berglund, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 75 (1-4), p. 142-156
Journal article
2017

The sharing economy in social media - analyzing tensions between market and non-market logics

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 125, p. 58-65
Journal article
2017

Collective action problems in public sector innovation: A business model perspective

Mattias Axelson, Joakim Netz, Christian Sandström
Creativity and Innovation Management. Vol. 26 (4), p. 370-378
Journal article
2017

A new perspective on the innovator's dilemma - exploring the role of entrepreneurial incentives

Henrik Berglund, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 75 (1-4), p. 142-156
Journal article
2016

Analysing uber in social media - Disruptive technology or institutional disruption?

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 20 (5)
Journal article
2016

The non-disruptive emergence of an Ecosystem for 3D Printing – Insights from the Hearing aid industry’s transition 1989-2008

Christian Sandström
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 102, p. 160-168
Journal article
2014

Disruption and Social Media – Entrant Firms as Institutional Entrepreneurs

Christofer Laurell, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 18 (3), p. Art. no. 1440006-
Journal article
2014

Symmetric Assumptions in the Theory of Disruptive Innovation - Theoretical and Managerial Implications

Christian Sandström, Henrik Berglund, Mats Magnusson
Creativity and Innovation Management. Vol. 23 (4), p. 472-483
Journal article
2013

Book Review: Sedelpressen: Dagens Industri under 30 år

Christian Sandström
Historisk Tidskrift
Magazine article
2013

Business Model Innovation from an Open Systems Perspective: Structural challenges and managerial solutions.

Henrik Berglund, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Product Development. Vol. 18 (3/4), p. 274-285
Journal article
2013

Printing Manchine: Today's Industry for 30 years

Christian Sandström
Historisk Tidskrift. Vol. 133 (3), p. 548-550
Magazine article
2013

Value creation and appropriation in social media - the case of fashion bloggers in Sweden

C. Pihl, Christian Sandström
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 61 (3-4), p. 309-323
Journal article
2013

Facit and the Displacement of Mechanical Calculators

Christian Sandström
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing. Vol. 35 (3), p. 20-31
Journal article
2011

CBIs studie om innovationsledning

Henrik Berglund, Joakim Björkdahl, Sofia Börjesson et al
Report
2011

High-end disruptive technologies with an inferior performance

Christian Sandström
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 56 (2-4), p. 109-122
Journal article
2011

Curing the incumbent curse - Investing in discontinuous innovation

Magnus H.Å Johansson, Christian Sandström
Cinet Conference Aarhus
Paper in proceedings
2010

Hasselblad and the shift to digital imaging

Christian Sandström
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing. Vol. 33 (3), p. 55-66
Journal article
2010

Idea management systems for a changing innovation landscape

Christian Sandström, Jennie Björk
International Journal of Product Development. Vol. 11 (3/4), p. 310-324
Journal article
2010

Value, Actors and Networks - A revised perspective on disruptive innovation

Christian Sandström, Mats Magnusson
presented at the DIME conference ‘Organizing for networked innovation’ in Milan, 14-16 April.
Conference contribution
2010

Disruptive innovation as a business model challenge

Mats Magnusson, Christian Sandström
IMIT working paper 2010:142. Submitted to Long Range Planning.
Magazine article
2010

Managing business model renewal

Christian Sandström, Ralf-Geert Osborne
International Journal of Business and Systems Research. Vol. 5 (5), p. 461 - 474
Journal article
2009

Elite European universities and the R&D subsidiaries of multinational enterprises

Anders Broström, Tomas McKelvey, Christian Sandström
Learning to Compete in European Universities: From Social Institution to Knowledge Business, p. 251-277
Book chapter
2009

Exploring Factors Influencing Incumbents’ Response to Disruptive Innovation

Christian Sandström, Mats Magnusson, Jan Jörnmark
Creativity and Innovation Management. Vol. 18 (1), p. 8-15
Journal article
2009

Elite European Universities and the R&D Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises

Anders Broström, Tomas McKelvey, Christian Sandström
McKelvey, M. and M. Holmén (2009). Learning to Compete European Universities: From Social Institutions to Knowledge Business
Book chapter
2009

Investing in Localized Relationships with Universities: What are the Benefits for RD Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises?

A. Brostrom, Tomas McKelvey, Christian Sandström
Industry and Innovation. Vol. 16 (1), p. 59-78
Journal article
2008

Elite European Universities and the R&D Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises

Anders Broström, Tomas McKelvey, Christian Sandström
Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 2007
Paper in proceedings
2007

Surviving disruptive innovation: does incumbent size and strategy matter?

Christian Sandström, Mats Magnusson, Jan Jörnmark
the 8th CINet conference, September 7-11, 2007, Göteborg, Sweden
Paper in proceedings

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